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From "Pedro F. Giffuni" <>
Subject Re: A first try to remove some copyleft components from the build
Date Mon, 18 Jul 2011 18:04:11 GMT
Hello Mathias;

--- On Mon, 7/18/11, Mathias Bauer <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I tried to get rid of some copyleft dependencies. As I will
> leave for vacation on Wednesday,

First of all, thanks so much for working on this!

> I now send my first patch to the list so that others already
> can have a look or even continue. I only did it on Linux so
> far, of course we will need adaptions for other platforms.

Not too many :-).

> I created the patch from the hg repository of
>, but the
> differences to our still not existing svn repository won't
> be huge, so
> it should bring us a little bit closer to a "clean" build.
> I also added some more todos to the wiki page.
> Meanwhile the license information at

I would like to add a couple more:

1) xpdf (GPL'd) is a run dependency, this is linux/unix
specific. PDFBox may be a replacement.

2) The build requires GNU cp, which is inconvenient for
the BSDs and MacOS X:



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